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David Dene Murray

David Murray’s Legal Guides

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  • Cultural Exchange Visas

    Q Visas - Cultural Exchange Visitors Cultural Exchange Visas Q Visas are for participants in an international cultural exchange program designed to provide practical training, employment and sharing of the participant's native culture. The training/employment must be approved...

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  • The Bars to Admissibility

    THE BAR TO ADMISSIBILITY FOR PERSONS WHO HAVE OVERSTAYED OR WHO HAVE WORKED WITHOUT EMPLOYMENT AUTHORIZATION Beware, people who have overstayed their authorized stay in the United States, or who have worked without employment authorization - - With the exception of Spouses and ...

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  • Wrongful Termination from Employment

    UNLAWFUL WORKPLACE HARASSMENT discrimination. If they do not, the employer may be liable for damages.Small business owners carry the same exposure to harassment and discrimination lawsuits as do large companies. Employer liability in harassment and discrimination lawsuits can be...

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  • Wage and Hour Claims - Know Your Rights!

    WAGE except that if the total work period per day is no more than 6 hours, the meal period may be waived by mutual consent. Employees required to work more than 10 hours per day must be provided a second 30-minute meal period; except that if the total work period per day is no m...

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  • California Penatlies for Labor Code Violations

    Section 203 - Penalty for failure to pay within 72 hours of termination Penalty: 30 days wages. 203. If an employer willfully fails to pay, without abatement or reduction, in accordance with Sections 201, 201.5, 202, and 205.5, any wages of an employee who is discharged or who qu...

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  • MANAGERS EXEMPT FROM OVERTIME . . . .

    To be properly classified as a "manager," you must meet certain criteria set forth in the Executive Exemption to overtime pay. Generally, a manager must meet the following criteria: A manager must be paid a salary which is equivalent to at least two times the state minimum h...

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  • Paydays, pay periods, and the final wages

    In California, wages, with some exceptions (see table below), must be paid at least twice during each calendar month on the days designated in advance as regular paydays. The employer must establish a regular payday and is required to post a notice that shows the day, time and l...

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  • Overtime

    In California, the general overtime provisions are that a nonexempt employee 18 years of age or older, or any minor employee 16 or 17 years of age who is not required by law to attend school and is not otherwise prohibited by law from engaging in the subject work, shall not be e...

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  • Keep accurate time records at work to protect your rights

    One of the most important aspects of a wage claim is how employees can prove that their employer owes them additional compensation for hours worked. If an employee is claiming unpaid overtime or that he or she never takes a meal break but works during lunch, it is useful for the...

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  • California Wage/Hour Law Overview

    The duty to pay overtime wages is a duty imposed by the state; it is not a matter left to the private discretion of the employer. (Lab. Code, ? 1173; Monzon v. Schaefer Ambulance Service, Inc. (1990) 224 Cal. App. 3d 16, 29 [273 Cal. Rptr. 615].) California courts have long rec...

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